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Memorial details

Memorial type
Trophy / Relic
District
Yell South Ed
Town
Burravoe
County
Shetland
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70467
Current location

In front of the museum.
The Old Haa Museum
Burravoe
Yell South Ed
Shetland
ZE2 9AZ
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: HU 52001 79499
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A single propeller blade mounted vertically on a pedestal, with metal plaque on wooden backboard
Inscription
Propellor blade of the Catalina / which crashed on Yell / on 19 January 1942 / with the loss of 7 lives: / (7 names) / Survivors: / (3 names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Breakspear, R
Goolden, H
Helme, A
Henowy, E
Irvine, S
Lockyer, Dec
Pitcher, A
Richmond, R
Rowe, L
Schell, Lg
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 3
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank, service, date of death, place of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Trophy / Relic
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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